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What’s in Store at 2010 Advances in IBD

What’s in Store at 2010 Advances in IBD

More than 1000 clinicians and researchers from all over the world will gather in Hollywood, Florida, this week for the 2010 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Conference. The featured speaker is Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD, Professor of Hepatogastroenterology at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille, France, who will discuss management strategies to improve the quality of care of patients with IBD.

The conference is chaired by Richard P. MacDermott, MD, MACG, of Albany Medical College and Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG of the University of Chicago Medical Center. Fifty-one expert specialists are on the faculty.

New sessions and topics include increased coverage of advances in IBD procedures and surgeries and expanded sessions on pediatric IBD. Also new this year is a case-based “Stump the Panel” session. More than 200 abstracts have been submitted, representing the latest research in the field. The complete scientific agenda is available at


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